What is the impact of impairment in the workforce?
As am employer you need to create and implement a plan. Consider what the hazards would be within your business.
It is the duty of the employer to accommodate workers with medical conditions + disabilities: It is the responsibility of the employee to self disclose any medical conditions and disabilities.
Employers will need to become aware of what impairment looks like.
What are some of the Impairment effects
Dizziness, impaired memory, suspiciousness, impaired motor skilled, dry mouth, worsening of seizures, hypersensitivity, higher or lower blood levels, nausea, fast heartbeat.
The above effects could last in your system for as long as 24 hours.
Heather high recommends that employers work with employees to create a policy around use and establishing a safe work environment. This way everyone involved understands what is expected of everyone.